OKLAHOMA CITY — Sen. George Young filed a bill to raise the minimum wage for workers across Oklahoma.
Senate Bill 1165 would raise minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.50 an hour. It would be the first increase in 12 years.
Young says the spending power of a minimum wage paycheck has been significantly reduced since the last minimum wage raise.
A similar bill was filed last year, but didn't pass.
The legislative session starts Feb. 3.
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